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Carl Cotten Roofing Company is here to help you with all your roofing, gutters, and siding needs. We use the best grade material in town. We will help you with your material choices as well as your budget.
No job is too BIG or small. Carl Cotten Roofing Co. is a fully licensed, bonded, and insured company. We have been members of the Better Business Bureau and Dun & Bradstreet for over 45 years.
Please always remember: "If Your Roof Is Rotten, Call Carl Cotten."
Install New Roofs, Shingle Build-Ups, TPO Metal, EPOM Rubber Roofs
How to Find a Qualified Nashville Roofer
The roof over your head is literally your first defense against the outside elements. If your roof is in poor condition you risk serious damage to your whole house and all your belongings. Water can seep in, damaging the structure of the roof, walls and ceilings. Left in disrepair the cost of having the damage repaired will only grow over time. The sooner you call a competent Nashville Roofer to take care of the problem, the more money you will actually save.
No matter what type of roof you have, replacing it can be a major expense. The roofing materials are only a small part of what you’ll pay. The largest single expense will be in the labor costs of the Nashville Roofer labor. Roofing is a trade that requires skill and knowledge in a number of other disciplines including math, general carpentry, and framing construction. Finding a Roofer is the easy part. Finding a qualified Nashville Roofer that has the experience and know-how to do the job right and leave you with a secure roof over your head might take some time.
The Bidding Process for a Nashville Roofer Made Easy
After you have your list of potential contractors, you’ll want to request some bids. Ask for a bid from each Roofer you feel comfortable with. Some people say the more bids the better but this is not necessarily true. If a Roofer feels there is too much competition he may simply walk away. The truth is a busy Roofer may have little time to bid against each company, so you could end up losing a bid from the best qualified Nashville Roofer. So select just a few contractors and select the best Roofer for the bidding process.
Remember when asking for a bid, you don’t want just a slip of paper with a number on it. You want an itemized list of what everything will cost including all materials and labor. Provide each Nashville Roofer with a detailed list of what you’d like included in the bids and this will help ensure that you receive some uniform quotes that are easy to compare. If one bid is significan'tly lower than another you’ll be able to pinpoint exactly where the differences are.
The lowest bid is not always the best deal nor is the highest bid going to guarantee you’ll get the best service or materials. You want a good combination of price and service. If one bid seems considerably lower than the others ask the Roofer why. One Roofer may simply have lower overhead, fewer workers or a better source for materials and this savings can often be passed on to the customer but make certain the Roofer can back up any claims he makes.
Once you’ve found the Nashville Roofer you feel is right for the job, you’ll need to work up a contract.